Jean Lievens: EU Digital Democracy

P2P / Panarchy, Politics
Jean Lievens
Jean Lievens


Elisa Bruno, EU Policies and Outreach Manager, ECAS

A new Deliberative-Collaborative eDemocracy model is emerging worldwide. This model can ensure high quality policy-making by involving citizens directly in the policy process through the use of Web 2.0 facilities to enhance and manage large-scale information in a collaborative process. As a part of this model, crowdsourcing for policy-making has been used at national and local levels to gather information and knowledge from an undefined crowd using ICT and the Internet. Thanks to crowdsourcing, policy-makers co-legislate with citizens, who then become part of the political process in-between elections.

Policy Paper

Phi Beta Iota: This is half the solution. The other half is public intelligence in the public interest — the blending of education, intelligence, and research in a completely transparent manner such that holistic analytics, true cost economics, and open source everything engineeering become the intellectual and moral standard of entire populations.

See Also:

2015 Robert Steele Applied Collective Intelligence 2.0

2015 USA: Open Source (Technologies) Agency

2014 Robert Steele Applied Collective Intelligence

2014 UN Paper: Beyond Data Monitoring – Achieving the Sustainability Development Goals Through Intelligence (Decision-Support) Integrating Holistic Analytics, True Cost Economics, and Open Source Everything

2013: The Evolving Craft of Intelligence 3.6 As Published

2012 The Open Source Everything Manifesto: Transparency, Truth, & Trust

2011 The Ultimate Hack Re-Inventing Intelligence to Re-Engineer Earth (Chapter for Counter-Terrorism Book Out of Denmark)

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